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Barbara McClintock
1983 Physiology or Medicine

* 1902 Hartford, Connecticut
+ 1992 Huntington, New York


Barbara McClintock    

Barbara McClintock was an American scientist and cytogeneticist.
She conducted maize plant research that led to her discovery of genetic transposition
- the movement of genetic materialwithin and between chromosomes.
In 1983 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine,
the first woman to win that prize unshared.

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